NCDC Announces 170 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Infections Now 2558
Nigeria confirmed additional 170 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total confirmed infections so far in the country to 2558
According to a tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night, of the new infections, 39 are in Lagos, 29 from the Kano, 24 in Ogun and 18 from Bauchi.
Also, Kaduna recorded 15 cases of the novel coronavirus, FCT and Sokoto recorded 12 each, Katsina reported 8 cases, 7 cases in Borno, 3 cases in Nasarawa, 2 in Adamawa and 1in Oyo.
According to the NCDC, the new cases were confirmed in 11 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
As at May 3, a total of 2558 confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been recorded.
Two fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 87. While an additional 15 coronavirus patients were discharged, bringing the total number of recoveries to 385.
Meanwhile, the agency has improved on its COVID-19 microsite for Nigerians to easily access by logging on for the latest guides.
The guides included advisory guide for the use of face masks and guidelines for healthcare workers, ahead of the gradual easing of lockdown.
The NCDC said in the update that their biomedical engineers were working round the clock to activate new laboratories across the country.
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